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chuckdhuff

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Loss of offsite power
« on: Apr 06, 2012, 10:04 »
Does anyone know what caused the recent loss of offsite power? Thanks.

Fermi2

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Re: Loss of offsite power
« Reply #1 on: Apr 06, 2012, 10:28 »
Yes, Offsite Power went away.

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Re: Loss of offsite power
« Reply #2 on: Apr 06, 2012, 11:15 »
Yes, Offsite Power went away.

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chuckdhuff

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Re: Loss of offsite power
« Reply #3 on: Apr 06, 2012, 11:57 »
Yes, Offsite Power went away.

 Very helpful. Thank you for clarifying.

Chimera

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Re: Loss of offsite power
« Reply #4 on: Apr 06, 2012, 02:48 »
LMAO

twinturbo427

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Re: Loss of offsite power
« Reply #5 on: Apr 09, 2012, 02:36 »
http://www.lakewyliepilot.com/2012/04/09/1492459/duke-probes-power-loss-at-nuclear.html

"Electricity from a switchyard feeding the plant lost energy just after 8 p.m. Wednesday, Pettit said, but it’s not clear where the problem occurred. “Everything worked as designed,” he said. “Unit 1 tripped and all four (backup) diesel generators started” to supply the plant with power. The event was declared over at 1:38 a.m. Thursday."

The cause of the power loss at the switchyard is still under investigation.  Aliens refueling is my guess :P  tt427

HeavyD

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Re: Loss of offsite power
« Reply #6 on: Apr 09, 2012, 03:16 »
During meeting this morning here (here is NOT Catawba mind you, so take with grain of salt), this was discussed.  Manager statement was that a fire occurred, initial cause suspected to be 48v DC power supply.  Possible Part 21 issue.  No other info at this time. 

Any other thoughts/information along these lines?

twinturbo427

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Re: Loss of offsite power
« Reply #7 on: Apr 10, 2012, 10:50 »
found this in my inbox:

http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/news/2012/12-016-ii.pdf

just a bit more info, not meant to be inflammatory or derogatory :)

Thank you HeavyD for the post/reply. +K
« Last Edit: Apr 10, 2012, 10:53 by twinturbo427 »

 


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